RNS Morning Report: Paula White's Sermon Comment; Trump at March for Life; ‘Faith Based’ Film

Need to know: Monday, January 27, 2020

Incendiary Rhetoric

Paula White’s sermon comment about ‘satanic pregnancies’ goes viral

After a sermon clip about "satanic pregnancies" went viral on social media, presidential advisor Paula White tweeted that she was simply referencing a Bible verse. She said her words were taken out of context. More from Religion News Service

Presidential In-Person Address

Trump addresses March for Life, where religion and politics mix

‘When we see the image of a baby in the womb, we glimpse the majesty of God’s creation,’ Trump said. More from Religion News Service

Satire on Screen

Controversial comedy ‘Faith Based’ pokes fun at Christian films — to a point

‘Faith Based’ is a new satirical film about the Christian film industry that premiered this past weekend at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. More from Religion News Service

Exploring Liberty

Melissa Rogers, Christianity Today’s Ted Olsen hope for common ground in divided US

Author Melissa Rogers said ‘being opponents on one issue does not make us enemies; it makes us potential collaborators on something else.’ More from Religion News Service

Spiritual Politics

The new wall of separation between church and state

It has to do with religious liberty, and the Supreme Court is building it, writes Mark Silk. More from Religion News Service

Seeking Permanent Stay

Catholic church attempts to stop one of its own priests from suing it for child abuse

The Catholic church is attempting to stop one of its own priests from suing it for child abuse because he took too long to come forward, prompting criticism that it has learned nothing from the royal commission. More from The Guardian

 

 

 

 

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